[Update #3: Jun Hongo at the Japan Times has a story up.]
An associate in Tokyo informs me that the long-running Berlitz Japan case, where the Bennesse subsidiary sought to recover multi-million dollar damages against employees and other unionists who engaged in strikes against that company, was decided in the employees’ favor.
[More as the situation develops.]
[Update: The Osaka General Union tweets that the unionists won.]
[Update #2: Press conference with five reporters.]